Sept 21st Young Talent Day

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    INVITATION Dear Colleagues, We are proud to announce the second Young Talent Day “from Talent to Top-notch” on Wednesday September 21st at  Tivoli Vredenburg in Utrecht. This event is organised by the Young@Heart community, on behalf of the Netherlands Heart Institute and the Hartstichting. For the first time this event is not only for young researchers (PhD, Post-docs), but also organized by young researchers. Based on personal insights from established scientists, and experts in talent development, this interactive afternoon will help us shape the future of Dutch cardiovascular talent development. Let’s get ready for the future!   12.30h- Reception 13.00h- Welcome Young@Heart - the future of Dutch cardiovascular talent
  • Johan Verjans & Daan Westenbrink
CardioVascular Research the Netherlands (CVON) – Tutors, talents and talent development From talent to top-notch – the path to scientific excellence Corporate Talent Assessment & Development
  • dr. Nick van Dam, Chief Learning Officer McKinsey - Professor, Corporate Learning & Development Nijenrode
Panel discussion
  • “From Talent to Top-notch Scientist; are talent development programs really required?”
17.15h- Closing remarks and drinks You can register for this event on We will speak English during the sessions. We are looking forward seeing you for an inspiring day of the new Y@H community! For our Facebook-event page, please scan the QR-code or click here. Through this page we will keep you up-to-date about the program and future events. With kindest regards, Johan Verjans (Vice-chairman Board Y@H) Daan Westenbrink (Scientific Council Y@H) Peter-Paul Zwetsloot (PhD UMC Utrecht, Y@H community) Wouter Meijers (PhD UMC Groningen, Y@H community)   QR code         Young@Heart Mission To guide young talents to secure the future of cardiovascular excellence in the Netherlands   Objective
  • Provide career perspectives in science, business and NGO’s
  • Provide a professional network for career and personal development
  • Organizing network events where interaction between young scientists and
established professionals in science, business and NGO’s is the central theme
  • Match young scientists with committed mentors outside the direct line of
authority/institute of the mentee for further intensified interaction and guidance
  • Issue calls for competitive research grants and fellowships for talented young
scientists   Y@H Board Fatih Arslan, chair Johan Verjans, vice chair Rik Vos, secretary Roland van Kimmenade, treasurer   Y@H Scientific Council Leo Timmers, UMCU Linda van Laake, UMCU Toon van Veen, UMCU Peter van der Meer, UMCG Daan Westenbrink, UMCG Etienne Cramer, RUMC Daniel Pijnappels, LUMC Joost Daemen, Erasmus MC Isabella Kardys, Erasmus MC Kim van der Heiden, Erasmus MC Ralph van Oort, AMC Bas Kietselaer, MUMC Blanche Schroen, MUMC   Y@H Events Organized by 1 member of the Y@H board together with the Y@H scientific council and members of the Y@H community (PhD students, post-docs). Our aim is to organize 4 events per year, but preferably as much as possible to keep the spirit alive!  

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